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Riders perform well at horse show

District horse-lovers were able to get their fill over the weekend in Emo.

The Borderland Quarter Horse Association held its annual show at the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's fairgrounds, featuring district riders, as well as those hailing from as far away as Manitoba, Minnesota, South Dakota, participating in the three-day event.

Northern Storm win medals

It was a successful weekend for the Northern Storm 06 and 14U girls' hockey teams.

The Northern Storm 06 squad claimed the gold in the USA International Cup 'AAA' hockey tournament while the 14U one nabbed silver.

Locals Keira Fairnington and Eva Gerstner helped the Northern Storm 06 go a perfect 5-0 en route to the title.

Wilson captures first win

Coming into Saturday night with just two top-five finishes to his credit, Gary Wilson decided the time was right to claim his first checkered flag of the Borderland Racing Association's season.

The Devlin native beat out three-time winner Brody Strachan of Emo to earn his first win of the year in the WISSOTA Modifieds division at the Emo Speedway.

Arpin fails to reach finals in Trois-Rivieres

It wasn't the type of showing he had hoped for over the weekend.

Fort Frances native Steve Arpin finished shy of advancing to the finals during the third round of the Americas Rallycross (ARX) at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres held Saturday and Sunday.

Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross' (VARX) Scott Speed took a clean sweep over the weekend in his Volkswagen Beetle Supercar.

Tebinaak win in playoff thriller

It looked like it could be over early but wound up turning into one of the most thrilling games so far in the Rainy River District Women's Fastball League's playoffs.

The 10th-seeded Sabaskong Tebinaak used a trio of multi-run innings to outlast the fifth-seeded Fort Frances Mud Dogs 24-19 in a Loser's Side matchup last Wednesday evening at the St. Francis Sports Field.

Pre-season dates slated

Another SIJHL season is almost upon us.

The Fort Frances Lakers yesterday announced its four-game pre-season schedule for the 2018-19 season.

Fort Frances will do battle in a pair of home-and-home series—the first coming against the Minnesota Iron Rangers